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republican senator from south carolina lindsay graham who returned from afghanistan. and the man behind barack obama's successful bid for the white house in 2008, david plouffe and our round table will preview some of the big races of the fall. all coming up this morning on "meet the press." >> we'll see you then. >> scott williams, craig melvin, thank you for being here. >> i'll see you tonight on [ male announcer ] when meg whitman arrived at ebay, they had 30 people and an idea. meg's job was to make it happen. it took leadership. focus. and the ability to bring people together. meg whitman delivered. named one of america's best ceo's by harvard business review, she grew ebay 15,000 strong and made small business dreams come true. now meg has a plan to create jobs.
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a sense of what the white house is thinking? >> well, let's first of all talk about what lindsay graham says. he doesn't know what the white house is going to be do between now and november but we have some inkling to that and much to the happiness of some democrats the white house is turning its attention to the economy and trying to do something to make it better. the stimulus was supposed to do that and to a certain extent it did. the white house says independent surveys say it saved or created 3.3 million jobs, knocked a couple percentage off the unemployment rate, but people are not buying it. clearly david plouffe had to admit and robert gibbs admitted on "meet the press" some weeks earlier, the republicans stand to gain control of the house of representatives and increasingly people are talking about republicans having a shot at senate, even though they would have to run the table to do that. now the president turning to the economy, trying to bolster the chances of democrats as a side benefit to that, tomorrow he heads to milwaukee. it's a speech before the afl-cio on labor day
Sep 5, 2010 8:00am EDT
kickoff to their yees' mid term election. joining me republican senator from south carolina lindsay graham who returned from afghanistan. and the man behind barack obama's successful bid for the white house in 2008, david plouffe and our round table will preview some of the big races of the fall. all coming up this morning on "meet the press." >> we'll see you then. >> scott williams, craig melvin, thank you for being here. >> i'll see you tonight on >>> new today, favorite-moving fire rips through a family's district home. we're live with all the details. good morning, everyone. welcome to news 4 today. i'm kimberly suiters. aaron gilchrist has the morning off. it's sunday, september 5th, 120. a quick check on your forecast. meteorologist chuck bell joining us live in studio with the great news. >> oh, yes. very nice weather. good sailing weather on the chesapeake bay. still, if that's your cup of tea and your kids want to do it, go on out there. it's going to be a great day today. plenty of sunshine through our crystal blue sky. temperatures are now touching 70 degrees in town and into f
Sep 5, 2010 12:00pm EDT
more excited to head to the ballot box against anyone. let's talk about lindsay graham and the pew research number showing the illegal immigration numbers are way down but this topic resonates with people all across the country. it's something that senator graham has taken heat on, he has changed his position and too cozy with democrats. let's hear from a couple of your callers after you talked to senator graham, their reaction to his position. >> sure. >> gus, you are on wbt. hey. >> hey, keith. i think the problem here is the weasel word "comprehensive." he wants to put something together no one will make a consensus on and therefore will never be voted for. if he wants to fix the problem, close the borders today. >> jeffrey, you're on wbt. >> how are you doing? >> all right. fire away. >> [ inaudible ] i have a couple of different problems. make a requirement that the application for citizenship papers for a child must be recompaninied by the hospital bills. >> yes, but lindsey graham is he genuine or spinning with the political wind? >> he's been genuine. he's frustrated. >> sh